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Legislation authored by Bill Hammond

Includes legislation with Bill Hammond as the primary author for the 68th through 71st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

71st Regular Session
HB 19 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the career ladder for public school teachers.
HB 213 Last Action: Reported from s/c with no recomm.
Caption: Relating to the exemption from cancellation of certain water rights permits and certificates of adjudication.
HB 406 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the collection of money or property owed to a county.
HB 483 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school textbooks.
HB 484 Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the assessment in public schools of students' competencies in certain subject areas.
HB 485 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the date on which the attendance of students for the first semester of the regular public school term begins.
HB 738 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain purchases by school districts.
HB 850 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to requirements for issuance of a driver's license.
HB 851 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the year-round operation of public schools.
HB 852 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the criteria for appraisal of teachers.
HB 853 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the number of textbooks on a state multiple list.
HB 854 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to alternative certification of teachers and administrators.
HB 883 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation, operation, and administration of the Central Education Agency and to the participation of the Central Education Agency and certain other state agencies in a competitive....
HB 884 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to textbooks and to the continuation, membership, operation, and administration of the State Textbook Committee.
HB 1002 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to academic programs for certain primary students whose academic performance is unsatisfactory.
HB 1140 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the minimum salary for certain school district personnel.
HB 1346 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of selling a passenger car without certain antitheft equipment.
HB 1406 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the accreditation of a public school district.
HB 1445 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a proclamation of state textbook categories by the State Board of Education and to the establishment, powers, and duties of textbook proclamation advisory committees.
HB 1664 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the opportunity of a student in a local school district to earn back the privilege of gaining academic credit in certain circumstances after five days of unexcused absence.
HB 1665 Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to conducting and financing primary elections.
HB 1666 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to polling places in public buildings and the consideration for the use of such polling places.
HB 2006 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain formula adjustments to foundation school program basic allotments based on size and pupil density of certain school districts.
HB 2007 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the Price Differential Index of the Foundation School Program.
HB 2103 Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the counting of certain ballots.
HB 2178 Last Action: Returned from Senate as amended
Caption: Relating to a revision of Title 15, Election Code, regulating political funds and campaigns.
HB 2466 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to opportunity grants for the tuition of an educationally disadvantaged student at any accredited public or private school.
HB 2516 Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to financial institutions authorized to serve as depositories for state and local funds.
HB 2517 Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the authorization of a savings and loan association as depository for funds of an independent school district.
HB 2595 Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the office of commissioner of education and the State Board of Education.
HB 2596 Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to depositories for state and local funds.
HB 2678 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to information in textbooks about alcohol or other drugs.
HCR 74 Last Action: Referred to Rules and Resolutions
Caption: Honoring Jon Brumley for service as chairman of State Board of Education.
HCR 94 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the members of the appointed State Board of Education.
HJR 79 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to successive amendments in 1989 to the city charter of the City of Dallas.
HR 905 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of law enforcement officer John Glenn Chase.
HR 1161 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Resolution to suspend rules to allow conferees to go outside either house's version of SB 417 and to suspend printing and notice rules for CCR.
71st 2nd Called Session
HB 31 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the grade levels eligible for state funding for vocational education.
HCR 3 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Petitioning Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment limiting the terms of members of Congress.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 27 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school textbooks.
HB 28 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to vouchers for the tuition of an educationally disadvantaged student at any accredited public or private school.
HB 29 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the elimination from the Foundation School Program of funding for vocational education.
HB 30 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to adjustments to school district allotments.
HCR 7 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Petitioning Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment limiting the terms of members of Congress.
71st 5th Called Session
HB 3 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school textbooks.
HB 4 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of students to public schools.
HB 116 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a voucher for the tuition of a student at a public or private school.
70th Regular Session
HB 164 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to public school textbooks adopted by the State Board of Education.
HB 165 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the selection of public school textbooks by school districts.
HB 180 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to salary supplements for public school teachers under the career ladder.
HB 181 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to minimum salaries for certain school district personnel.
HB 182 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the small district adjustment of funds allocated under the foundation school program.
HB 183 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the funding of special education, compensatory education, bilingual education, and vocational education programs.
HB 231 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the encumbrances on homestead property.
HB 568 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to motor vehicles used to transport or manufacture concrete.
HB 703 Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to opportunity grants for the tuition of an educationally disadvantaged student at any accredited public or private school.
HB 704 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the method of instruction in bilingual education programs in public schools.
HB 787 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for operating as a motor carrier.
HB 1124 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from cancellation of certain water rights permits and certificates of adjudication.
HB 1125 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the posting of a bond by a tenant after seizure of the tenant's property by a landlord for unpaid rent.
HB 1158 Last Action: S/C laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the career ladder for public school teachers.
HB 1159 Last Action: S/C laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the education improvement and career ladder allotment to public schools.
HB 1484 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the career ladder for public school teachers.
HB 1485 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the custody of public school textbooks.
HB 1486 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the size of a class in which certain primary school children are enrolled.
HB 1487 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to funding of compensatory education programs in public schools.
HB 1488 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the investment of public funds.
HB 1658 Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to the election of the board of trustees of certain independent school districts.
HB 1659 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the certification to teach of persons who are not graduates of teacher education programs.
HB 1660 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to election of members of the State Board of Education and trustees of junior colleges, community colleges, school districts, and county school boards.
HB 1661 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the minimum monthly salary for certain school district personnel.
HB 1662 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to minimum lot size requirements for real property to be subdivided into lots, tracts, or parcels.
HB 1663 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to financial institutions authorized to serve as depositories for state and local funds.
HB 1664 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authorization of a savings and loan association as a depository for funds of an independent school district.
HB 1665 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to depositories for state and local funds.
HJR 24 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property under certain circumstances.
HR 253 Caption: Requesting presidents of state-supported universities to take action to eliminate the use of illegal drugs on college campuses.
HR 538 Caption: Requesting the House Committee on Financial Institutions to study expanding the investment options of local governments and institutions of higher education.
HR 564 Caption: Urging the State Board of Education to include measures of student academic performance among the criteria used in the teacher appraisal process.
HR 756 Caption: Honoring Reagan and Elaine Thomasson on their 50th wedding anniversary.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 162 Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the appointment of the members of the State Board of Education.
HB 177 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to state and local funding of the foundation school program.
69th Regular Session
HB 30 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to encumbrances on homestead property.
HB 153 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the permanent and available school funds and the available university fund.
HB 154 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the enrollment of students at different grade levels in the same class for the purpose of satisfying class size restrictions.
HB 155 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to limiting the number of students a school district may enroll in classes at certain grade levels.
HB 156 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of donated funds in making certain loans to teachers and future teachers.
HB 157 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the screening and treatment for dyslexia and related disorders of students enrolling in a public school.
HB 188 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the minimum salary and days of service required for certain school district personnel.
HB 406 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the composition and meetings of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 470 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the abolition of certain legal holidays.
HB 642 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for public defenders.
HB 696 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authorized investments for the permanent school fund, the permanent university fund, and funds of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1125 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the small district adjustment of funds allocated under the foundation school program.
HB 1126 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the funding of special education, compensatory education, bilingual education, vocational education, and gifted and talented education programs.
HB 1274 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the investment of public funds.
HB 1398 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a school district's share of the cost of special education services provided to a handicapped student referred to certain state institutions.
HB 1493 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain state-licensed foreign bank agencies.
HB 1521 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to bonds for school district trustees or employees to ensure faithful accounting of textbooks and of money from the sale of textbooks.
HB 1522 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to evaluating public school pupils for assignment to special education classes.
HB 1523 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to advanced placement examinations.
HB 1724 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to reciprocal regional banking.
HB 1784 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to depositories for state and local funds.
HB 2078 Last Action: Motion to reconsider and table
Caption: Relating to the investment of public funds; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 75 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the State Board of Education to require that teachers education programs include instruction relating to dyslexia.
HJR 3 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property under certain circumstances.
HJR 15 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a portion of the income from the investment of the permanent school fund to be deposited to the credit of the permanent school fund.
HJR 16 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a portion of the income from the investment of the permanent university fund to be deposited to the credit of the permanent university fund.
HR 233 Caption: Commending Coach Gerald Turner and the Thomas Jefferson High School baseball team of Dallas.
HR 457 Caption: Commending the Woodrow Wilson High School Variations Group of Dallas.
69th 2nd Called Session
HB 31 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary supplements for public school teachers under the career ladder.
HB 51 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to minimum salaries for certain school district personnel.
HR 20 Caption: Expressing support for Secretary of Education William J. Bennett's proposal of a policy banning drugs from college campuses.
HR 58 Caption: Urging Texas colleges and universities to adopt and enforce policies regarding the use of illegal drugs by the college and university community.
68th Regular Session
HB 601 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to consent as a defense to assaultive conduct.
HB 602 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a tuition exemption for certain students enrolled in a teacher education program.
HB 667 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of alarm systems records.
HB 668 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an exemption of certain county purchases from competitive bidding requirements.
HB 983 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to assessing the basic skills of public school students at certain grade levels.
HB 984 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to restricting the participation in extracurricular activities of a student who has received a failing grade in an academic class.
HB 1147 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the improvement of the teaching of mathematics and science in the public schools; declaring state intent for improvement of instruction in the teaching of mathematics and science; providing pilot programs to be used as demonstration models; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1410 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring the State Board of Education to monitor and provide information on the supply of and demand for primary and secondary schoolteachers in this state.
HB 1411 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to providing for an honors program to be included as a part of a teacher education program.
HB 1537 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to requiring professors at institutions of higher education to teach in the public schools.
HB 1538 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the teaching of mathematics, science, computer science, and related technological subjects in the public schools and to the compensation paid to noncertified teachers in those fields.
HB 1539 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to minimum aid under the foundation school program.
HB 1698 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authorized investments for the permanent school fund, the permanent university fund, and funds of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1699 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to written investment objectives and performance evaluations concerning the investment of certain state funds.
HB 1700 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of the permanent and available school funds and the available university fund.
HB 1701 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the use of external professional investment managers in investing certain state funds.
HB 1702 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the composition and qualifications of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1703 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to school districts' local share of the foundation school program.
HB 1828 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the maximum interest rate on certain school district obligations.
HB 2080 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
Caption: Relating to the composition and meetings of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HCR 110 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Requesting the Board of Trustees of the Employees Retirement System to adopt certain policies regarding membership on the Investment Advisory Committee.
HCR 111 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Commending the Board of Trustees of the Teacher Retirement System on the exemplary investment performance of the fund and on the functioning of its investment advisory process; recommending that the board exercise care in selecting the members of the Investment Advisory Committee and in granting prudent exceptions to its policy.
HCR 117 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the governing boards of the Teacher Retirement System, Employees Retirement System, Permanent School Fund, and Permanent University Fund to conduct a review of system personnel policies and staffing requirements.
HJR 92 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a portion of the income from the investment of the permanent school fund to be deposited to the credit of the permanent school fund authorizing a portion for administrative expense.
HJR 93 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a portion of the income from the investment of the permanent university fund to be deposited to the credit of the permanent university fund.
HR 79 Caption: Directing that the House Committee on Public Education create a special interim subcommittee to study teacher certification.
HR 375 Caption: Commending the Lakewood Service League of Dallas.
68th 2nd Called Session
HB 1 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the public school system, including administration, finance, personnel, students, and programs.
HB 2 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to reimbursing a teacher for certain costs associated with a course required for certification to teach a subject in critical need of teachers.
HB 3 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the teaching of mathematics, science, computer science, and related technological subjects in the public schools and to the compensation paid to noncertified teachers in those fields.
HB 4 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the improvement of the teaching of mathematics and science in the public schools; declaring state intent for improvement of instruction in the teaching of mathematics and science; providing pilot programs to be used as demonstration models; declaring an emergency.
HB 5 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to programs for providing awards to teachers who excel in classroom performance.
HB 6 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to state-funded scholarships for persons enrolled in teacher education programs.
HB 7 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Competency Test Commission and to assessment of basic skills of public school students.
HB 8 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the number of days of instruction and in-service training provided by school districts, and the number of days of service required of school district personnel.
HB 9 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the coursework required in a teacher education program.
HB 10 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to establishing a master-teacher program in the public schools.
HB 11 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to restricting the participation in public school extracurricular activities on the basis of academic performance.
HR 97 Caption: Congratulating the Lakewood Service League.
HR 98 Caption: Congratulating the Friends of Lakewood Elementary School.